The 73rd Eastern Snow Conference (ESC) will be held at
the Byrd Polar & Climate Research Center, and The Ohio State University, June 14-16, 2016
The 73rd Eastern Snow Conference (ESC) will be held at the Byrd Polar & Climate Research Center, and The Ohio State University, 14-16 June, 2016. The scientific program is open to sessions on theoretical, experimental, and operational studies of snow, ice, and winter hydrology. This year’s general theme is Airborne and spaceborne remote sensing of snow and ice. The ESC has only plenary (paper and poster viewing) sessions, allowing time to view and discuss the research of each participant. A pdf version of the Call for Papers is also available.
You are invited to submit an abstract for an oral or a poster presentation (please indicate type). An abstract of 200-250 words should be submitted via email by 18 March 2016 to the program chair:
Please email your submissions.
Students are encouraged to enter the ESC Student Paper Competitions. The winner of the best submitted student paper will receive the Wiesnet Medal, a $750 prize. The Campbell Scientific Canada Award of $500 will be awarded to a Canadian Student submitting a paper demonstrating the most innovative use of technology in the gathering of data. In addition, the David Hewitt Miller Student Poster Award of $100 will be awarded to the best student poster.
To be considered for the Wiesnet and Campbell awards please send an electronic copy of the paper with the supervisor's endorsement (separate email) to the Chair of the Research Committee (C. Furhmann), no later than 24 April 2016. Please consult the ESC web site for conditions and details.
Dr. Chris Fuhrmann
All papers will be published in the ESC Proceedings; please consult the ESC web site for details on submission.
All submitted papers will be published in the ESC Proceedings; please consult the ESC website for details on submission.
The 2016 Eastern Snow Conference will be held at the Byrd Polar and Climate Research Center (bpcrc.osu.edu) on the Ohio State University campus. The poster session will take place in the Wexner Center for the Arts (www.wexarts.org).
Columbus features great restaurants and some wonderful local breweries.
Conference RegistrationRegistration information will be available by the first week of February.
Blocks of rooms have been reserved hotels near the Byrd Polar and Climate Research Center. Information will be available by the first week of February.
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